External Advisory Board

The External Advisory Board is composed of national experts in relevant fields of structural biology, cellular modeling, computational neuroscience, and biomedical imaging. They advise MMBioS on operations, provide critiques of the TR&D efforts, and offer valuable input to selecting and prioritizing collaborative projects and workhops.

actonScott Acton, PhD
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Director, Virginia Image and Video Analysis laboratory
University of Virginia

mark2Mark Ellisman, PhD
Director, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research (NCMIR)
Professor, Neurosciences and Bioengineering
Director, Center for Research in Biological Systems (CRBS)
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

loewLes Loew, PhD
Boehringer Ingelheim Chair in Cell Sciences Professor of Cell Biology
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Director, R. D. Berlin Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
University of Connecticut Health Center



Zaida (Zan) Luthey-Schulten
William H. and Janet G. Lycan Professor of Chemistry
Professor - Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Meier-SchellersheimMartin Meier-Schellersheim, PhD
Chief, Computational Biology Section, Laboratory of Systems Biology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH



roysamBadrinath "Badri" Roysam, PhD
Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Houston

weinsteinHarel Weinstein, DSc
Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Chairman, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Director, Institute for Computational Biomedicine
Chair, Graduate Program in Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University (WCMC)
Tri-Institutional Professor:WCMC, Rockefeller University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 Ex officio members

strickPeter Strick, PhD
Distinguished Professor & Chair of Neurobiology
Director, Systems Neuroscience Institute
Co-Director, Center for Neuroscience
Co-Director, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabiliation and Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

urbanNathan Urban, PhD
Dr. Frederick A. Schwertz Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences
Head, Department of Biological Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University



schultenKlaus Schulten,PhD
Swanlund Professor of Physics
Director, Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Co-director, Center for the Physics of Living Cells
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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